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State of the Industry: Two Years Later

State of the Industry: Two Years Later

It’s crazy to think that we are coming up on the two-year anniversary of the pandemic pivot. We have been very fortunate that the construction industry has managed to move forward during and in the wake of statewide ebbs and flows. Although, we have not gone without our struggles — we continue to face labor shortages, concrete worker strike impacts, and intensive supply chain issues.

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When It Comes To The Smallest Details – Size Does Matter

When It Comes To The Smallest Details – Size Does Matter

Finish work is often about the smallest of details, and it takes the right carpenter with an extensive line of experience to execute it precisely. No matter how beautifully designed, this high level of detail work is the first thing that will catch any visitor’s eye when they walk into a room.

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Rethinking The Details Of That Cozy Retreat

Rethinking The Details Of That Cozy Retreat

Who doesn’t love the idea of a cozy warm fireplace in their home? Although we recognize that most of the appeal is in the ambience itself, we usually try to steer our clients away from installing wood-burning units. If the ultimate goal is to create a cozy fireplace ambiance, we recommend an electric or white (light) gas option.

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Using Salvaged Materials To Create A Unique Charm

Using Salvaged Materials To Create A Unique Charm

And, lessening the impact on the environment and your wallet! Salvaged or reclaimed materials are building materials that have been recycled specifically for reuse. Some people conjure up images of dumpster diving - and while they could be from dumpsters (Doug has...

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Battling Those Lingering Fall Odors

Battling Those Lingering Fall Odors

Whether it is your stinky child or a wet dog, fall is the season of stink. As the weather turns colder and wetter we also have less opportunity to open our doors and windows or to air out stink before bringing it in. We recently learned about seemingly simple, healthy, and effective options for battling those lingering odors.

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Finding the sweet spot between budget – aesthetics – and function

Finding the sweet spot between budget – aesthetics – and function

If you have seen or heard Laura give a presentation, you’ve heard her talk about how Mighty House is skillful at finding the sweet spot between budget – aesthetics – and function and that you do not necessarily need a radical change to make a radical shift in how you live, play, and grow in your home. However, as she says, sometimes you do!

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Covered Porches and Backyard Spaces

Covered Porches and Backyard Spaces

One of the most popular home adaptations to emerge from Covid, was to better utilize outdoor space as living space — a trend, we are excited about and predict, and will not fade away any time soon. Here are examples of two recent outdoor living projects we have built over the past few years. 

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Summer Smoke Season is Upon Us

Summer Smoke Season is Upon Us

Clean air in the home is crucial for the health and well-being of our families. To combat smoke particles finding their way in through tiny cracks and crevices in walls and windows, and to minimize your chances of breathing viral particles and standing smoke we have come up with a few suggested approaches.

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Going Up and Out!

Going Up and Out!

A few weeks ago we notified neighbors that there would be some construction noise this month at one of the houses in their neighborhood. Kids growing out of space is the official reason to get this project underway, but actually getting started was a dream that was a...

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